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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Alam

  • How many people with the first name Alam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 230 babies born with the first name Alam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alam to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Alam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alam is Tuesday, August 30th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Alam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alam was in 2000 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Alam Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alam is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Alam: Your name in reverse order is Mala. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mlaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,932 people with the last name Alam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alam? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Alam as their last name.
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Popularity of Alam as a first name

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Popularity of Alam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alam U.S.
  White 10.24% 64.26%
  African American 1.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 82.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.50% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alam

People with the last name Alam are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Alam" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alam as well as things modernly associated with the name Alam such as celebrities named Alam.

Other Inspirations for the Name Alam

Alam Ara
Alam Channa
Alam Kuh
Alam Lohar

What does the name Alam mean?

Ais for adventure, take a new one today

Lis for love, your love of life!

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Mis for musical, your hidden talent!

Past life for Alam born Mar 17, 1994

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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